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Bacon Lovers: Year of the Pig

No. Not an excuse to eat more bacon. Sorry. Happy New Year, Chinese, that is.  I celebrated it recently at Bellagio Conservatory in Vegas.  Ah, the things I learned from this amazing botanical display…. I hadn’t been aware of the 2018 opening of the worlds longest bridge-tunnel structure, The Macan Bridge. It is 34 miles …

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Making a Real Difference: High Line Story

Deepen Your Experience.  That’s what the sign says the app will do for you.  Well, here’s a great experience I’ve had that has in fact, Deepened MY Experience on the planet.  Here’s the story folks: Watching an episode of Growing a Greener World this Autumn, I learned of an elevated rail line, built in 1929. …

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Bergdorf Goodman Windows

I don’t shop there, but their Holiday Windows never disappoint.  Well, there were those years when it was a constant knock to Charles, Camilla, and  William/Harry. But this year, they nailed it. Bright and gawdy sells. And wow, was this one bright.  What kid wouldn’t devour these goodies? Both above and below? Then there is …

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Bridges, Arches, & Tunnels…

Bridges intrigue me.  They represent compromise, meeting in the middle, moving on beyond the dischord.  Most people – including my family – don’t realize how enamored I am with fine masonry, stone work, fine woodworking, intricate wrought iron work, and perfect brickwork.  And there’s no place better where these come together than in Central Park. …

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